Dutch invasion at Battle of Aughrim site!

A 326-year link between Holland and Aughrim will be made on Tuesday next when a party of ‘Williamites’ arrive at the East Galway village. The part of 36 Dutch visitors – who describe themselves as...

Salmon’s of Ballinasloe re-opens after extensive fire damage

Four-and-a-half months after one of the best known retail businesses in Ballinasloe was badly damaged by fire, the premises opened its doors once again last weekend much to the delight of their loyal customers. Salmon’s...

Rinville welcomes cream of young golfing talent from Ireland and US

Golf fans in the West are in for a major treat next month when an Augusta Masters champion takes to the fairways of one of Galway’s top courses in a match against some of...

Approval for car showrooms development in Oranmore

Permission has been granted for a new used car sales development in Oranmore. The development is backed by Caroline and Denise Melville of Oranmore Motor Park Ltd and will be based at Deerpark Industrial Estate. It...

Parkmore Park and Ride proposal to be discussed with businesses

Galway City and County Council are hoping to consult with businesses in Parkmore shortly to discuss advancing possible park and ride solutions to traffic problems in the area. It follows the latest in a series...

Criminal Assets Bureau carry out searches in Galway

Five locations in the Galway city and county have been searched as part of an investigation led by Galway Gardai and the Criminal Assets Bureau. These included two solicitors' offices, one accountant's office and two private...


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